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Oscar Mayer chicken recalled by company

ATLANTA - Carolina Culinary Food, a West Columbia, S.C., company, is recalling about 52,650 pounds of Oscar Mayer ready-to-eat chicken breast strips with rib meat that might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday.

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BACK IN TIME JUNE 14, 1960A gas fire at the Valley Fuel Oil and Butane Gas Co. in Burnettown sent one man to a doctor with first-degree burns and caused another man to injure himself as he tried to get out of the way.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has launched an education campaign to persuade people to use food thermometers for food safety and quality in the home year-round.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/07/liv_290564.shtml
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Family sues processing company

DANIELSVILLE, Ga. -- A couple who claim their 11-year-old son became sick after eating tainted meat at school has sued a Florida meat processing company in federal court. The lawsuit was filed this week in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia against the Bauer Meat Co. of Ocala, Fla. The suit claims fifth-grader Stephen Roberts became sick after eating a hamburger tainted with E. coli bacteria April 23 at Danielsville Elementary School in Madison County.

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E. coli leads to recall of beef

An Augusta meat-packing plant agreed Thursday night to recall 54,000 pounds of ground beef that might be contaminated with E. coli bacteria, according to federal health officials.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/15/met_358665.shtml
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Turkey time Cooking for a crowd? Roast two smaller turkeys instead of a large one. Carve only one at first and use the other for presentation until the meat on the first turkey is gone. To help keep your bird from drying out in the refrigerator before you roast it, store it breast-side down. Weigh the neck and giblets after removing them from the turkey. They can weigh a pound or more, so subtracting that weight will affect the total roasting time. Coffee celebration

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Keeping cool One of the greediest energy users in your home is in the kitchen: The refrigerators. To keep refrigeration costs as low as possible: Make sure your refrigerator and freezer temperatures aren't set too low. Refrigerators should be at 37 to 40 degrees, and freezers should be at 5 degrees (0 degrees in separate freezers for long-term storage). On the other hand, food can spoil if temperatures are too high. An appliance thermometer left in the refrigerator or freezer for 24 hours can help you verify the temperature.

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